byAnn Merriman, Christopher Olson, and Maritime Heritage Minnesota
Maritime Heritage Minnesota (MHM) conducted a side and down-imaging sonar survey of Aitkin County in August 2010 as part of the Mississippi River Aitkin County Survey (MRACS) Project. With the completion of the MRACS Project, the 104-mile portion of the Mississippi River in Aitkin County was the first section of any body of water in Minnesota to be systematically surveyed archaeologically using sonar. Prior to the MRACS Project, two steamboat wrecks sites had been identified within Aitkin... Topics: Minnesota, Maritime Heritage Minnesota, Headwaters Mississippi River, 19th Century, 20th Century,...